Illegal immigrant from Romania who has been deported six times is jailed after ... trends now
An illegal immigrant from Romania deported from the UK six times in the last seven years for theft and fraud offences has been jailed for two years after returning to Britain again.
Nicu Marin, a 44-year-old with an extensive criminal record, has finally been imprisoned after new legislation gave judges greater sentencing powers.
The father-of-five was handed a 27-month-long jail term yesterday (Dec 3), and it’s anticipated he’ll be deported for a seventh time once he’s served half of his sentence.
Appearing at Leeds Crown Court, Judge Simon Batiste told Marin that the UK had enough 'home-grown criminals' before warning him not to return to this country.
Nicu Marin, a 44-year-old with an extensive criminal record, has finally been imprisoned following proceedings at Leeds Crown Court
He said: 'Britain has no need for criminals such as you coming into this country. Sadly we have our own home-grown criminals.
'As such, a deterrent sentence must [be] imposed, especially someone like you [who] has regularly and flagrantly breached a deportation order.
'You must understand that you are not allowed in the UK and must not return to this country. If you do, the sentences will become